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Daily Quiz #680

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 November 2010

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1

What book was published by Immanuel Kant in 1781?

A
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
B
Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
C
The Critique of Pure Reason
D
Meditations on First Philosophy
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2

Generals Gallieni, Manoury, Joffre, French, von Kluck, von Bülow and von Moltke were involved in which battle that stopped the German advance in 1914 during World War I?

A
Battle of the Bulge
B
Battle of Waterloo
C
Battle of Culloden
D
Battle of Marne
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3

According the Bible, who was the cousin of Mordecai?

A
Martha
B
Malachi
C
Miriam
D
Esther
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4

In 1980, Nikolai Andrianov (USSR/RUS) broke the record for being awarded the most Olympic medals (15) ever. What was his sport?

A
Golf
B
Soccer
C
Gymnastics
D
La crosse
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5

Which of these Englishmen runs a restaurant?

A
Tony Blair
B
Robbie Williams
C
David Beckham
D
Marco Pierre White
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6

Which of these is closest to Wellington, New Zealand?

A
Cape Town
B
Cape Horn
C
Colombo
D
Panama
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7

Who was responsible for the walls of lighted glass and glass columns which filled the dining room and "grand salon" of the liner "SS Normandie", and the interior fittings, cross, screens, reredos and font of "St. Matthew's Churches" at Millbrook in Jersey, USA?

A
Barbara Hepworth
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
René Lalique
D
Mary Quant
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